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Kiwanis event in its 45th year
The 45th Annual Turkey Day Race returns on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28. The 5k race starts at 9:15 a.m. and 10k race starts at 10 a.m. at C.W. Baker High School, 29 E. Oneida St, Baldwinsville. There is also a half-mile kids fun run that kicks off at 8:30 a.m.
Edward J. Audi appointed president
Edward J. Audi was recently appointed president of L & J.G. Stickley Inc. of Manlius, manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality solid wood and upholstered furniture. Audi was formerly executive vice president of the 112-year-old privately-held company and president of its Stickley International division.
When I first met Eva Donahue, I didn’t realize what an impact she would have on my life. Knowing her has, in fact, lengthened my life.
Teamwork, friendly competition all part of CNY’s newest fitness craze
Gym? Check! Equipment? Check! Weights? Check! Mats? Check! Sure, CrossFit Syracuse has the trappings of most exercise facilities to be found in Central New York. So, what gives? Why is CrossFit, according to Forbes contributor Patrick Rishe, “one of the fastest growing sports in America which only looks to build upon the financial and popular successes it has achieved in just one short year?” “The workouts are killer, the coaching is extremely important and the scalability makes CrossFit a universal opportunity,” said CrossFit Syracuse co-owner Ellen Spicer.
Team Trifecta takes the course in memory of a lost teammate
Team Trifecta has run many races together. “We’ve competed together in many sprint triathlons, the Syracuse Half Ironman and the Marine Corp Marathon,” said Lisa Hoover, Skaneateles resident and Team Trifecta member. But this race was different. This race was in memory of a friend.
Danaher, Hughes, Palazzoli announce candidacy for Fayetteville justice
Three Fayetteville residents have thrown their hat in the ring to fill Tom Miller's remaining term as Fayetteville village justice. Tom Miller was elected to the Onondaga County Court last year, leaving three years of his four-year term to be filled by the winner of a special election to be held March 19. Fayetteville Village Clerk Lorie Corsette said Feb. 5 is the first day people can file an “independent nominating petition for office to be filled at the general village election.” “The last day to file is Tuesday, Feb 12,” Corsette said. Chris Danaher, Jim Hughes and Kristin Palazzoli announced their intentions to run for the position.
Dear Charlotte, Daniel, Olivia, Josephine, Ana, Dylan, Madeline, Jesse, Catherine, Chase, James, Grace, Emilie, Jack, Noah, Caroline, Jessica, Avielle, Benjamin and Allison, You were taken too soon, that is true. It is also true that you have experienced an unimaginable, horrifying end to your promising lives. I am so truly sad that this world will not experience you as teenagers, young adults, mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, grandfathers and grandmothers. You didn’t get your chance to fulfill the promise in your shining eyes and wide grins depicted in the photos lovingly treasured and shared by your families.
Five fun things to do in CNY this winter.
A new business is now open in the village of Minoa.
Perry Springs in Manlius will be the site of two benches to be constructed as part of a local scout’s Eagle Scout project.